School News

Washington School- Sampling & Closeout Report

Please see the attached Sampling and Closeout Report for Washington School, provided by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.

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John C. MacLean Awards

Parents and Students of the Class of 2019

Lyndhurst High School is excited to announce the scholarships available to the Class of 2019 through the Forty-Eighth Annual John C. MacLean Awards. These awards honor the achievements of our students and assist in helping them further their post-secondary educational pursuits. Instructions, as well as the application form, scholarship checklist, and criteria can be found on this Maclean Awards 2019 link.  In order to qualify for ANY of the scholarships, an application must be submitted by February 14, 2019.

LHS celebrates No Name Calling Week NNCW

From January 21-25, LHS will be recognizing No Name Calling Week! No Name Calling Week is a week when schools across the nation recognize and celebrate kindness and respect. Each school in our district will participate in events aimed at ending name-calling and verbal bullying. Please click here to learn how LHS is pledging to support kindness, celebrate diversity, and facilitate activities that promote a safe school environment, free of name-calling, bullying and bias!

LHS Academic Awards Nominations academic

The Lyndhurst High School Academic Awards Dinner will be held Monday, May 6, 2019.

Each year the dinner honors a former graduate of Lyndhurst High School who demonstrated scholastic excellence in high school, as well as in higher education, career endeavors, and community service. Each honoree should serve as a role model for the current student body.

The committee has established a pool of qualified candidates. Each year we add names to that pool. Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have graduated at least ten years ago from Lyndhurst High School
  • Must not have been employed in the district for at least three years

Anyone that knows of a person or persons whose names should be added to that pool, please submit your recommendations to me via email:

You can also mail your recommendations to the following address:

Mr. Blake Spence
Academic Awards Committee
Lyndhurst High School
400 Weart Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071

Please submit your recommendation no later than February 11, 2019.

Congratulations to our All-Eastern Choir AllEastern

For the first time ever, LHS has qualified three students into the All-Eastern Honors Choir. Congratulations to:

Kara Mueller
Gabrielle Sammarone
Alyssa Ventimiglia

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The Lighthouse Receives Overwhelming Awards! GSSP

Ms. Pastor and the Lighthouse staff received results from the Garden State Scholastic Press Association newspaper...


The Lighthouse as a whole placed 1st in New Jersey Distinguished Journalism and 1st in Overall Excellence, winning the two major awards offered by the GSSPA, . This is the first time ever that The Lighthouse has placed 1st in Overall Excellence!

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LHS is committed to "Future Ready" FutureReady

Lyndhurst High School has committed to being a Future Ready School and has been recognized by Future Ready Schools of NJ (FRSNJ)!!

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LHS climbs in Top 100 HS Poll!!! Top100

Congratulations to Lyndhurst High School and the entire Lyndhurst School District!

LHS climbed 59 places in this year's NJ Top 100 HS poll to 131 from 190 in 2016!!! This incredible jump is a testament to our fantastic teachers, their dedication and passion to their craft. Despite obstacles, they persevere, remain focused, and committed to their students!

LHS LEADS its surrounding towns in ranking...including Nutley, Becton, North Arlington, Wallington and Woodridge!

So very proud of our faculty, staff and most importantly, our students!

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